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Buck Rogers

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    FLCON FCKER: Because Obscenity Should Be Symmetrical

    It's a well-known fact that most band names are essentially gobbledygook, but here at Rocks Off we're trying hard to find meaning in the oddest monikers. You know what I love the best about Houston lately? We have all these really excellent electronica bands that are just byte-fucking our heads at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Top 7 Promotional Music Gimmicks -- Both Used & Unused

    One of the most interesting things in the music business is how managers and record companies promote and market their artists. Sometimes they do a great job, and other times they fail. When they do fail, their like that hickey you got three weeks ago -- still there. But, like a hickey, people even ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2011

    What's Up Doc? Bugs Bunny's Gweatest Hits

    ​Today is not only Memorial Day, it's also the birthday of the voice behind many of the most beloved cartoon characters of all time. In his more than 50 years in Hollywood, Mel Blanc (1908-1989) gave audiences countless "Merry Melodies" via Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Foghorn Leghorn, Yosemite Sam, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Eight Memorable Frank Frazetta Album Covers

    ‚Äč No man has ever been more able to make pure bad-assery out of ink and canvas than Frank Frazetta. In fact, Rocks Off's initial attraction to his wife owes much to his obsession with Frazetta's pale, almond-eyed, raven-haired heroine in his painting "At the Earth's Core." The 82-year-old artist w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    Idol Beat: The Final 13

    Ray Mickshaw/ Fox Paula liked the way Scott McIntyre handled his instrument.Tonight's theme? "Michael Jackson Night." Thus, a lot of tears (and no lack of cruel laughter) are pretty much guaranteed - and the King of Pop won't even be there! * Ryan Seacrest outsources announcing duties to som ... More >>

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    Bye-Bye Bongs?

    Tubing without beer bongs? Why?

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Last Rites

    Ghouls and grief along the Columbia debris trail

  • News

    January 30, 2003

    Last Rites

    Ghouls and grief along the Columbia debris trail

  • News

    November 14, 2002

    Cut the Apple

    Plus: Buck Rogers, Harvesting Knowledge, Star Pizza Resolve

  • Calendar

    March 8, 2001

    Star Bucks

    Princess Leia's slave-girl bikini and more go on display

  • Music

    March 4, 1999

    Phat Cat

    Ex-Stray Cat Lee Rocker brings rockabilly into the '90s

  • Film

    June 15, 1995

    Monkey Business

    Congo is a fine old film, in afine old-fashioned way

  • Culture

    January 26, 1995

    Moon Shots

    At the MFA, lunar imagery blurs the line between science and art

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